Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder Themes

Kent Nerburn
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White men and Indians face the land

There was a significant difference between the way white men and Indians dealt with the land. Native Americans, also called Indians, were born in an environment where land was plentiful and abounded everywhere. To the Indians, the land was sacred and given by the Creator. Land was considered as the mother, and everything on the land as the brothers and sisters. Indian religion was landed, alive, and their mother. Everything on land, including bears, buffalo, trees and plants were the Indians' brothers and sisters to be treated right so mother earth would not be angry and withhold food or send storms and plagues. Indian spirit was rooted and grounded in the land where they live. Land was there for them if they honored and treated her and their "brothers and sisters" well. The Indians' old way shared everything as a gift and...

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